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Notes on a Greener Economy

by Carl Schlyter on 20th November 2012

In this text Carl Schlyter, Member of the European Parliament for the Green Party of Sweden, offers some thoughts on policy actions that could lead to a greener and more liveable economy, including shorter working hours, more thoughtful subsidies, and better investments. The Uneconomic Economy Standard economic theory follows the logic of growth. Growth creates jobs, […]

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It’s business as usual that’s the utopian fantasy, while creating something very new and different is the pragmatic way forward.

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The Australian Conservation Foundation, the largest environment organisation in Australia, formally adopted a policy position called ‘Better Than Growth’ in November 2010.

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